Monday, November 20, 2017

Holidays Around the World...Kwanzaa

Kwanzaa is celebrated December 26 through January 1. It is a holiday to celebrate African heritage.  Family and friends gather to exchange gifts and to light a series of black, red, and green candles. These seven candles symbolize the  basic values of African American family life: unity, self-determination, collective work and responsibility, cooperative economics, purpose, creativity, and faith.

The packet contains vocabulary cards for posting as well as a page filled with informational text.

There is an 8 page mini book for guided reading.  A graphic organizer follows for gather important facts about the holiday.

Three forms of writing projects are included: narrative, informational and sensory.

Word work includes:
ABC Order, Syllables, Making Words, Parts of Speech and a Word Search.

There is also a math game included which focuses on addition to 12, 18.
There is also a page for just number recognition.
A record keeping page is included.
Perfect for the math center.

Writing pages for final write are included and a class book cover.
There is a Kinara for coloring.
There are directions for making a Mkeka. 


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